The monthly meeting was held on thursday night December 5th presided over by guild president Mary Keenan. Votes of sympathy were passed with the following Delaney family Clonard , Finan family Borris in Ossary, Byrne family Ringstown, De- La- Salle Castletown, Sinnott family Mountrath, Hetherington family Mountrath, Hooban/ Molloy family Castletown.

Competition winners are as follows Eileen Larkin, Ann Tiernan, Mai Bowe. Competition for February ‘’ Hand made valentine card’’ . Floral demonstration was given by Imelda from vission florals in Mountrath, which everybody enjoyed.

ICA Draw Results

The results of the Christmas draw which was drawn at our Christmas Dinner in Eddies. Ann Marie Sinnott Hamper, Billy Tiernan Cake, Mary Ferns pudding Maura Allen Whiskey. Thank you to everybody who bought lines to support.


The Castletown Primary School 2014 calender is now on sale in Phelans Shop, Castletown or by contacting parents council phone 0852258123. Calendars are €10 each or 3 for €25.

Laois Hospice AGM

The Laois Hospice Foundation Annual Public Meeting takes place on Friday, January 17 at 8pm in the Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise. Special guests are Mr Sean O’Rourke and Ms Eileen Dunne from RTE. Come along and hear about hospice services and where the monies collected are spent. A very enjoyable and stimulating night in store. Everybody is welcome to this meeting and your support would be very much appreciated. Refreshments will be served on the night. Thank you for your continued support to Laois Hospice.